Gloucester County Fire Academy proudly offers several courses of interest to members of the emergency services throughout the year. Fill out a Registration Form to register for a class.
DRILL GROUND INSTRUCTOR: BASIC AND REFRESHER
This program is designed to ensure that instructors know and understand the safety issues inherent in all areas of Fire Fighting Training. Instructors must be capable of demonstrating the proper methods of identifying and correcting an unsafe act/task as it occurs.
FIRE AND EMERGENCY SERVICES INSTRUCTOR LEVEL 1 AND DRILL GROUND INSTRUCTOR
This course is required by the NJ Division of Fire Safety for Firefighters who wish to be certified as Level 1 Fire Service Instructors. This course will provide the student with an understanding of instructional planning, techniques and delivery as related to the fire service.
This course follows the national fire protection standard 1001 most recent edition and N.J.A.C. 5:73.
INCIDENT COMMAND SYSTEM I-200 Class is full
The 12-hour Incident Command System I-200 course consists of the following topics:
leadership and management; delegation of authority; management by objectives;
functional areas and positions; briefings; organizational flexibility and transfer of
NFA HEALTH AND SAFETY OFFICER
To provide information related to risk management, laws, codes, and standards; health maintenance and wellness; and investigations that effect an organizations occupational safety and health program. This is a 16-hour National Fire Academy accredited course.
NFA INCIDENT SAFETY OFFICER
This course is intended to provide the company officer with skills to function effectively as the Safety Officer at fire department incident operations. The primary focus shall be on developing decision making skills through the recognition of cues that affect personal safety.
ROPE RESCUE II
Participants must provide helmet with chin strap, work gloves, ankle supporting boots and safety glasses. Students can use their own Class 3 harness pending instructor approval. Student must provide proof of completion of an approved Rope Rescue 1 program.